Madison County, Texas

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Madison County, Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1853
County Seat Madison
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1853--Madison County was created 2 February 1853 from Grimes, Leon, and Walker Counties. County seat: Madisonville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865, 1873--Courthouses and county records were destroyed by fire in June 1865 and January 1873.

1967--Madison County Courthouse, built 1896, was destroyed by fire on May 14, 1967. Some county records may have been destroyed. [2]

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Madisonville | Midway | Normangee (mostly in Leon County, Texas) | North Zulch

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Madison County Library
605 S May St
Madisonville, TX 77864
Phone: (936) 348-6118
Website

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. GenDisasters.com - Madisonville, TX Courthouse Fire, May 1967 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/17580/madisonville-tx-courthouse-fire-may-1967